March 22, 2013 · 7:30 PM
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Beach Cities Symphony performs well known works from the classical repertoire. One of his most popular symphonies, Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5 was considered an unprecedented triumph for the composer when it premiered. During the first performance of the symphony, people were reported to have wept during the Largo movement. Mozart's Cosi fan tutte ("Women are like that") is an Italian comic opera based on "fiancée swapping." It is frequently performed and appears as number eleven on the Operabase list of the most-performed operas worldwide. In 1811,
Beach Cities Symphony was formed in 1949 with the mission of bringing the very best of classical music to all lovers of fine music including the very young, the very old, working people, people with families, and especially folks shut out of the concert hall because they could not afford the price of a ticket. The Daily Breeze wrote, "A major reason Beach Cities Symphony has been able to attract public support of its concerts for decades is that the orchestra consistently presents extraordinary programs."
Seating for this free concert is first come first served. There are no tickets, no reservations. Onsite parking is $2. Attire is business casual.
Cosi fan tutte Overture ("Women are like that"), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Concerto No. 3, Ludwig Van Beethoven
Steven Vanhauwaert, piano
Symphony No. 5, Dimitri Shostakovich
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